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We present articles here that are of interest to you, the individual. Of course many people are also involved in business and community organisations.

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  • 29th May 2019

    Year end 2018/19 tax tips for the individual

    */ Now is the time to review all your records to ensure you maximise your tax deductions in this year’s tax return. Here are our top tax planning tips for individuals and businesses. The tax return...
  • 22nd May 2019

    End of financial year - Super strategies

    As the end of the 2018/19 financial year end approaches, now is a great time to think about growing your super.
  • 21st May 2019

    Super - Don't set and forget

    Financial circumstances change throughout life. Your super should be considered at every stage.
  • 15th May 2019

    Estate planning

    As we approach the end of the financial year, maybe this year, once you have organised your tax return you might then look a bit further ahead.
  • 3rd Apr 2019

    Budget 2019 - For individuals

    xxxxxxx. xxxxxxx Analysis for business Superannuation analysis Not-for-profit sector Retirement, Social Security
  • 3rd Apr 2019

    Budget 2019 - A different budget

    This year’s Budget had a totally different feel to a normal Budget. It is the longest Budget speech that I can recall (almost 40 minutes compared to the normal 30 minutes). I don’t recall applause...
  • 26th Mar 2019

    Understanding the ALP's proposed tax changes

    Labor has announced it will introduce a number of significant tax changes should they be elected and we think it is important that people are able to understand the proposed changes.
  • 17th Dec 2018

    ATO phone scam warning

    The ATO has released several alerts regarding phone scammers who impersonate ATO officials to defraud their victims of thousands of dollars.
  • 14th Dec 2018

    Some headlines that caught my eye

    I looked at these headlines and was struck by the common thread that runs through these which relates to the way in which we view money.
  • 12th Dec 2018

    Take time to review your financial position

    Taking a break over Christmas can be the perfect time to review your financial position. Making even small changes can be huge for your future.
  • 11th Dec 2018

    SMSF Good News Story! Really!

    */ In our last newsletter there was an article called ‘How does your SMSF compare?’ which included the Class Super June 2018 Benchmark Report. This report provided some interesting comparative data...
  • 10th Dec 2018

    Clearing out your documents for the New Year

    As we start bringing 2018 to a close, now is the perfect time to sort through all those documents that you still have lying around organise them by what can be thrown away and what you need to keep.
  • 11th Sep 2018

    Is Super still super?

    The Banking Royal Commission has given a lot of negative impressions. Should you still save for your retirement?
  • 2nd Sep 2018

    How does your SMSF compare?

    We frequently get asked "How does my SMSF compare to others". A recent report shows how funds compare.
  • 29th May 2018

    Maximise your super before 30 June

    Here are a few tips you may wish to consider to boost your super whilst receiving some associated tax breaks
  • 24th May 2018

    Top tips for maximising your 2017/18 deductions

    Here are our top tax planning tips for individuals and businesses.
  • 18th May 2018

    Watch out on those work related expenses

    The ATO has sent out a warning that it is setting its sights on “other” work-related expense deductions
  • 18th May 2018

    Family Tax Benefit lump sum

    Centrelink have implemented some changes to the process required to claim the Family Tax Benefit (FTB) lump sum payment
  • 14th May 2018

    ATO targets holiday homes

    The ATO sees lots of errors and false claims and don't care whether the mistake is deliberate or not.
  • 14th May 2018

    Purchasing a brand new property?

    You will be required to withhold the GST amount instead of paying to the property developer.

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